Proof-of-Concept Experiments for Negative Ion Driver Beams for Heavy Ion Fusion

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Negative halogen ion beams have recently been proposed as heavy ion fusion drivers. They would avoid the problem of electron accumulation in positive ion beams, and could be efficiently photo-detached to neutrals if desired. Initial experiments using chlorine produced a current density of 45 mA/cm{sup 2} of 99.5% atomic negative Cl with an e/Cl- ratio as low as 7:1 and good emittance.

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Grisham, L.R.; Hahto, S.K.; Hahto, S.T.; Kwan, J.W. & Leung, K.N. May 6, 2003.

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Negative halogen ion beams have recently been proposed as heavy ion fusion drivers. They would avoid the problem of electron accumulation in positive ion beams, and could be efficiently photo-detached to neutrals if desired. Initial experiments using chlorine produced a current density of 45 mA/cm{sup 2} of 99.5% atomic negative Cl with an e/Cl- ratio as low as 7:1 and good emittance.

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  • Report No.: PPPL-3811
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03073
  • DOI: 10.2172/814011 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 814011
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc740919

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Grisham, L.R.; Hahto, S.K.; Hahto, S.T.; Kwan, J.W. & Leung, K.N. Proof-of-Concept Experiments for Negative Ion Driver Beams for Heavy Ion Fusion, report, May 6, 2003; Princeton, New Jersey. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc740919/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.